Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald, MD

Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
72 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Fitzgerald is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health.

Jefferson at the Navy Yard

3 Crescent Dr Ste 100

Philadelphia, PA 19112
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I specialize in disorders of the ear and related structures. I have a particular interest in hearing and balance disorders. I have extensive experience in trauma-related hearing and balance disorders.
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Dr. Fitzgerald's Experience

Dr. Fitzgerald's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Dizziness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Tinnitus

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Capital University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Virginia Mason Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Oreg Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Ear International
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitzgerald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzgerald to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Fitzgerald's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Falls Church, VA |
I had years, and many occasions of fainted, dizziness, saw different ENT doctors, after many tests, no result. ENT doctors could not determine what went wrong. I first saw Dr. Fitzgerald on 01-07-2015, after my complain on the symptoms and after answered his many question, he told me I have migraine, and prescribed Diazipan 5 for acute attack, and Notriptyline 10 mg for regular dosage, that worked. He is good at what he is doing as a professional nerve doctor. I highly recommend him.
in Lambertville, NJ |
Brilliant, Intelligent , Thoughtful, Kind Doctor. No one could help me with my vertigo over 35 year and Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald return me back to happy life, only after few procedures. I will recommend Dr. Fitzgerald 100% to everyone.
in Washington, DC |
He was recommended to me for my vertigo symptoms. Right when he came into the room, he didn't ask about me, he asked how I heard about him. He is pompous, curt and rude. He'd ask me a question and then cut me off as I answered to basically argue with me and TELL me how I feel and TELL me that I have migraines (which I don't). His attitude was off-putting. I was afraid to answer wrong when he asked me anything b/c I knew he'd cut me off and make me feel stupid. I don't ever want to return.
in Falls Church, VA |
i just had 2 regular check up . u guys charge me for surgery . which i was't taking service . i got three time bill for surgery and check up . I dont understand . i think u guys only want to make money for patient for doing littler work and charge lot of money on bills
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Dr. Fitzgerald accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Fitzgerald has admitting privileges

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Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
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